Eric Berg and Matt Reue

Eric Berg (far right) with retired Judge Matthew Reue. (Photo: Mark Whitehead)

Interim Washington County Court-at-Law Judge Eric Berg has been sworn-in at a ceremony Friday afternoon at the Washington County courthouse.

Berg was administered the in the district court room at the courthouse.

Berg is filling the post vacated by retiring Judge Matthew Reue, whose retirement took effect Friday at noon.

Berg was appointed by the Washington County commissioners this past Tuesday.

Berg says his experience as both a prosecutor and defense attorney will help him in the post…


Berg will serve as interim judge until the November general election.

Berg had been an assistant district attorney, but will vacate that position.

Eric Berg and Carson Campbell

District Judge Carson Campbell administers the oath of office to Eric Berg. (Mark Whitehead)

He has also been selected as the Washington County Republican Party’s candidate for the election in November.  His Democratic opponent has not yet been selected.


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